Dignity Health Opens Emergency Room in Glendale

Celebrates Grand Opening with Donation to Centennial High School

July 15, 2015 

Dignity Health opened its newest freestanding emergency room in Glendale today. The facility is licensed under Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital, which opened earlier this year in the West Valley. To celebrate the grand opening, Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room – Glendale hosted a ribbon cutting and donated $5,000 to Centennial High School.

“On behalf of our entire team, we are pleased to be a part of the Glendale community and look forward to providing residents with access to the high quality emergency medical care,” said Dr. Joel Humphrey, Facility Medical Director of the new Glendale facility.

Linda Hunt, President and CEO of Dignity Health in Arizona, said the new facility will complement the organization’s existing hospitals’ emergency departments.  “We are focused on providing the best access to care of any health care system in Arizona and this new facility will help achieve that goal.”

Dignity Health currently operates five hospitals in Arizona including Arizona General, Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert Medical Centers, St. Joseph’s Hospital which includes Barrow Neurological Institute and St. Joseph’s Westgate Medical center.  The Glendale facility is the second freestanding ER that Dignity Health has opened this year. The first is located in Chandler.

The Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room is a full-service emergency room, licensed by the state, and open 24-7. The new facility is staffed by board-certified physicians, emergency trained registered nurses and radiology technologists and equipped with a full radiology suite and an accredited laboratory. Additionally the new emergency room has full access to Dignity Health’s network of physicians and specialists.

The new Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room in Glendale is located at 5171 West Olive Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302. For more information, visit azgeneraler.com.

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